Los Angeles sends C.J. Wilson vs Philip Humber in Angels vs Astros game
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
Los Angeles will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Houston Astros pay a visit to Angel Stadium.
It's a pitching duel between C.J. Wilson for the Angels (0-0 on the year) and Philip Humber for Houston (0-2 so far).
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Astros listed as underdogs of +-215 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for updates at 5Dimes.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 2-rated Angels and the league No. 12-ranked Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 9.4 hits per game. The Astros average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the American League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Houston was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -181 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Houston suffered a 5-4 loss against Los Angeles on Saturday, as Lucas Harrell wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 1-8
After playing LA Angels are 3-4
After a loss are 3-7
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Astros at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Houston at Oakland, Monday, April 15
LA Angels at Minnesota, Monday, April 15